Workers' Compensation


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Friday, April 28, 2017
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Harrah's ResortAtlantic City, NJ

Program Co-Chairs:
Ricky E. Bagolie, Esq.
Bagolie-Friedman, LLC
Jersey City, NJ

James M. Clancy, Esq.
Borbi, Clancy & Patrizi
Marlton, NJ

Steven H. Cohen, Esq.
Davis, Saperstein & Salomon
Teaneck, NJ

Michael J. Dennin, Esq.
Law Offices of Vincent J. Ciecka
Pennsauken, NJ

Jeffrey S. Monaghan, Esq.
Pellettieri, Rabstein & Altman
Princeton, NJ


6:30 am - 8:30 am 
Litigation at Sunrise

7:30 am - 9:00 am 

Continental Breakfast & Registration • Exhibit Hall

9:00 am - 9:30 am
Medicare Conditional Payment Processes: 
Addressing and Handling Medicare Liens in Dependency Cases. 
Update on the Latest Conditional Payment Processes

Christine Hummel, Esq. • Hummel Consultation Services • Portsmouth, NH

9:30 am - 10:30 am
Preparing and Appearing Before the New Jersey Appellate Division
Hon. Jack M. Sabatino, P.J.A.D. • Trenton, NJ
Lisa D. Bigony, Esq., Deputy App. Div. Counsel • Trenton, NJ

Matheu D. Nunn, Esq. • Denville, NJ
10:30 am - 10:45 am
Coffee Break • Exhibit Hall
10:45 am - 11:45 am
Pschunder-Haaf v. Synergy Home Care of South Jersey
What the Appellate Division Decisions Mean Regarding Imposition of 
Penalties and Payment of Expert Fees

Hon. Ingrid L. French, A.S.J.W.C. • Camden, NJ 
Adam M. Kotlar, Esq. • Cherry Hill, NJ
11:45 am - 12:30 pm
Diagnosis and Treatment of Tendon and Ligament Injuries
Gregg Berkowitz, M.D., FAAOS • Medico-Legal Evaluations • Morganville, NJ
Cary Skolnick, M.D., FAAOS • Medico-Legal Evaluations • Morganville, NJ
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Lunch • Exhibit Hall
1:30 pm - 2:15 pm

Trying Your Case in Chambers: 
Strategies for Effective Advocacy for the Petitioner

Christopher Gargano, Esq. • Jersey City, NJ
Jeffrey S. Monaghan, Esq. • Princeton, NJ

Respondent’s Perspective: 
Nancy J. Johnson, Esq. • Mount Laurel, NJ
Patrick R. Mindas, Esq. • Springfield, NJ

2:15 pm - 2:30 pm
Coffee Break
2:30 pm - 3:15 pm

Workers’ Injury Law and Advocacy Group Update
Workers’ Comp in the Wake of Elections

Michael Gruber, Esq. • Brooklyn, NY

Significant Fraud in the Workplace – Employee or Employer?
Leonard T. Jernigan, Jr., Esq. • Raleigh, NC

3:15 pm - 4:00 pm
Settlement Considerations When Petitioner is Receiving Social Security 
Disability Benefits: Addressing the Impact on Total Permanent, 
Partial Total Settlements and Section 20 Dismissals

James M. Clancy, Esq. • Marlton, NJ
Robert A. Petruzzelli, Esq. • Cherry Hill, NJ


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ABOUT THE SEMINAR: The Boardwalk Seminar 2017 features 32 seminars over three days. The advantage of this unique format is that you may move from seminar to seminar, hearing different topics as desired and thereby creating a seminar tailored to your specific needs.

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If you join the New Jersey Association for Justice when registering for the Boardwalk Seminar 2017, you will receive the member registration fee ($200 less than the non-member rate) and as a part of this special offer you will receive an additional $100 off of the registration fee. Join NJAJ.

MCLE Credits
New Jersey - (Earn 6.60 Credits/Earn 0.0 Ethics Credits)
New York - (Earn 6.50 Credits/Earn 0.0 Ethics Credits - pending)
Pennsylvania - (Earn 5.50 Credits/Earn 0.0 Ethics Credits - pending)

This program has been approved by the Board on Continuing Legal Education of the
Supreme Court of New Jersey for 6.60 hours of total CLE credit.

Of these, 0.0 qualify as hours of credit for ethics/professionalism,
and 6.60 qualify as hours of credit toward certification in 
workers’ compensation law.

Full-Time Judges, Full-Time Law School Professors, 
Judicial Law Clerks & Law Student Members

Registration is complimentary for the seminar.
Pre-registration is required.

Course Materials
The seminar course materials will be online for attendees
to download on April 21, 2017.
Each registrant will receive a flash drive containing the course material.

Onsite/Door Registration: 
An additional $25 will be added to all program fees for onsite registration.

Friday, April 21st is the last day for a refund (minus $20).
All cancellations must be in writing.

After Friday, cancellations and no shows will receive a credit (minus $20)
automatically good for 1 year for a future seminar or
 an on-demand seminar at


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